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2013 Kentucky Derby: Orb

April 28, 2013 |

Orb is by far the toughest competitor in the 2013 Kentucky Derby. Orb is on a winning streak placing first in all four of his last races, which includes the Florida Derby and the Besilu Fountain of Youth. Orb enters the Kentucky Derby at the top of the Leaderboard with 150 points. Orb is trained […]

Kentucky Oaks 2013: Pure Fun

April 27, 2013 |

Pure Fun galloped around the Churchill Downs track yesterday in preparation for the Kentucky Oaks on Friday May 3, 2013. The three-year-old filly enters the Kentucky Oaks with 20 Leaderboard points. Pure Fun is said to be looking great and is ready to make a run for the lilies! Pure Fun is trainer Kenny McPeek’s […]

2013 Kentucky Derby: Itsmyluckyday

April 26, 2013 |

Itsmyluckyday breezed four furlongs at Calder Race Track in South Florida before heading to Kentucky for his chance to Run For The Roses. The three-year-old Holy Bull Stakes winner and 2nd place Florida Derby winner is an early favorite amongst experts and excited fans. Itsmyluckyday is trained by Calder Hall of Fame trainer Eddie Plesa, Jr. […]

Kentucky Derby 2013: Goldencents

April 24, 2013 |

Goldencents is one of the most popular thoroughbreds to compete in this year’s Run For The Roses. The three-year-old colt’s witty sense of humor on social media sites such as twitter and facebook keep his fans highly amused. The winning combination of the fan-favorite Goldencents, the always smiling jockey Kevin Krigger, and Doug O’Neill, the […]

Kentucky Derby 2013: Java’s War

April 23, 2013 |

Java’s War galloped around the Churchill Downs track today in preparation for the 2013 Kentucky Derby set to take place on Saturday May 4th. The three-year-old colt is expected to have a workout with stable mate Frac Daddy on Saturday. Java’s War placed 1st in the 2013 Bluegrass Stakes, 2nd in the Tampa Bay Derby, […]

Kentucky Derby 2013: Frac Daddy

April 22, 2013 |

Frac Daddy is all settled in at Churchill Downs awaiting his chance to make history in the 2013 Kentucky Derby on May 4, 2013. Frac Daddy arrived at the Churchill Downs barn on Wednesday April 17th at 4:00am in the morning. He was said to be “in good order.” Frac Daddy is owned by Magic […]

Purim’s Dancer Set To Race; Interview with Mary Midkiff

April 12, 2013 |

Purim’s Dancer is set to race in the Las Cienegas Stakes on Saturday April 13, 2013. The $100,000 G.III Las Cienegas Stakes is for fillies and mares four-years-old and up and is run on 6 ½ furlongs. Purim’s Dancer will break from post position #1 with jockey Tyler Baze on the mount. Post time for the […]

Doug O’Neill & Goldencents Interview

April 5, 2013 |

Goldencents is set and ready to run the much-anticipated Santa Anita Derby tomorrow, April 6, 2013. The internationally known facebook superstar will break from post position #5 and is a leading contender on the Kentucky Derby Trail. Goldencents is trained by Doug O’Neill and owned by WC Racing, Dave Kenney, and Louisville Coach Rick Pitino. […]

Ashland Stakes 2013: Private Ensign

April 3, 2013 |

The Central Bank Ashland Stakes takes place Saturday April 6, 2013 at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky. The $500,000 1 1/16 miles race is for three-year-old fillies and is a key race for 2013 Kentucky Oaks hopefuls. There are fourteen entries with two additional eligible contenders in the Ashland Stakes including Siena Farm’s Private Ensign. Private […]

On Fire Baby Pointed Towards Apple Blossom Stakes; Interview with Anita Cauley

April 1, 2013 | | 2 Comments

On Fire Baby is quickly becoming a fan favorite amongst beginners at the track due to her newly publicized “comeback” and her charming facebook personality. The four-year-old grey filly is pointed toward the Grade 1 Apple Blossom Stakes at Oaklawn Park on April 12, 2013. Experts predict that the Apple Blossom will be On Fire […]